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Glenville Truss Bridge

Photo 

File:Glenville Truss Bridge.jpg

Photo taken by Brian M. Powell

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #276098

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Whipple through truss bridge over Little Kanawha River on Conrad Court
Location
Glenville, Gilmer County, West Virginia
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1885; bypassed by new bridge in 1963
Builders
- Stewart, Shirreffs & Co. (Contractor)
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio (Fabricator)
Design
Main span: Wrought iron, pin-connected Whipple through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 265.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 4, 1998
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.93267, -80.83856   (decimal degrees)
38°55'58" N, 80°50'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/513992/4309316 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glenville
Inventory numbers
NRHP 98001477 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 45250 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 29, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Wrought Iron"
  • February 26, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • May 16, 2010: New Street View added by Joshua Collins
  • May 15, 2010: Added by James Baughn

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Comments 

Glenville Truss Bridge
Posted July 7, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] co )

TV news piece on efforts to preserve the bridge:

http://www.wboy.com/story/25823721/preserving-wvs-historic-b...